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The Sociological Revolution
From the Enlightenment to the Global Age





ISBN 9780415263108
Published December 28, 2001 by Routledge
238 Pages

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Book Description

By controversially turning away from the current debates which surround social theory, this book provides an historical analysis of the profound burden of sociology and its implications today.

Table of Contents

Part 1 From Philosophy to the Sociology of Knowledge; Chapter 1 Sociologists and Philosophy; Chapter 2 The Hegelian Apogee; Chapter 3 Marx's Theory of Knowledge as a Part ial Breakthrough; Part 2 Figurational Explorations; Chapter 4 The Limits of Transcendental Sociology; Chapter 5 The Structure of Structuralism; Chapter 6 Globalization as an Emergent Concept; Chapter 7 Structuration theory as a World-View; Chapter 8 Sociology Since 1945; Chapter 9 Concluding Remarks;

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Biography

Richard Kilminster is lecturer in sociology at the University of Leeds.